Experienced Cultural Resource Specialist

  • Fredericksburg or Richmond (VA); Wilmington (DE); Raleigh (NC); Charleston (WV); Columbia or Baltimore (MD); Washington (DC) —

Mead & Hunt, Inc., is looking for a talented, collaborative, and innovative problem-solver who wants to build a dynamic career in cultural resource consulting with a nationally recognized team. This exciting opportunity allows for professional growth through challenging and rewarding projects for a variety of state and federal agencies nationwide and a team of knowledgeable and fun colleagues to learn from and support you. Mead & Hunt has a strong and thriving people-focused culture that values diversity, inclusion, and connection.  We offer competitive pay based on experience and a variety of valuable benefits, such as a retirement plan (401(k)) with employer match, health insurance, disability insurance, opportunities for bonuses, paid time for community service projects, support for technical training and professional growth and networking opportunities, both internally and externally, and an Employee Assistance Program that provides our team with resources and support in situations that may come up in their personal lives, and many more.

Responsibilities for this position consist of completing and leading activities related to Section 106 compliance projects for historic resources in consultation with clients and project managers, leading research efforts and site visits, and preparation of various documents and reports, including historic contexts, property descriptions, inventory forms, and National Register evaluations.  Travel and a valid driver’s license are required. This position will be based in an office to facilitate team collaboration and mentoring but there is opportunity for some amount of remote work.

The successful candidate must have:

  • Bachelor’s degree (or higher) in historic preservation or a related field such as history, architectural history, public history, cultural resource management, landscape architecture or related field from an accredited four-year college or university, and
  • At least four (4) years of relevant professional experience
  • Meets the Secretary of Interior Standards in their respective field

The ideal candidate will have experience with any/all of the following:

  • Completing cultural resource management reports and activities for Section 106 compliance projects
  • Conducting research, field survey and applying the National Register Criteria
  • Authoring reports including architectural descriptions, historic contexts and statements of significance
  • Navigating project schedules and deadlines
  • Understanding of American architectural styles
  • Outreach to traditionally underrepresented groups, neighborhoods, and communities and/or researching and evaluating associated historic resources

If you have strong communication and organizational skills, are self-motivated, and can work well both independently and as part of a team, complete the online application process for this job posting at www.meadhunt.com/careers. Mead & Hunt will not sponsor a visa (H-1B, etc.) for this position.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to protected veteran status, disability, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin.

Salary Range: $60,000-$70,000 – Actual compensation may vary due to other factors such as: experience, skill set or location